Community News – September 3, 2018

Week of September 3, 2018

The following announcements are as of August 30.

Events and Seminars

September 4: Registration Day!

September 4: Graduate Students Town Hall Meeting with Dept. Head, Paula Hammond, 3:00 p.m., 66-110.

September 5: ChemE Popsicle Social – Join the student office for “Wild Pops”,  4:00 p.m. outside of 66-110.

September 7: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
Lipid-Like Materials for RNA Delivery: A How-To Guide for Hacking Gene Expression“, Kathryn A. Whitehead, Carnegie Mellon University.

September 10: Communication Lab Career Bootcamp – Come enjoy dumplings, get career advice, and practice the skills you need to land a great job! 5:00 p.m. in 66-110. [Details]

September 14: Communication lab Ice Cream Social,  3:00 p.m. in 66-201. [Details]

September 15-17: Hackathon at the MIT Media Lab. [Details]

September 21: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
“Metastable Structures as Key Catalytic Sites: A Computational Perspective”, Philippe Sautet, University of California.

September 28: ChemE Seminar Series, 3:00 p.m. in 66-110
“Engineering Active Sites and Their Environments to Guide Catalytic Molecular Transformations in Sustainable Energy System”, Matthew Neurock, University of Minnesota.

October 10: Materials Day Symposium & Poster Session. Kresge Auditorium (W16) [Details]

See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>

Thesis Defense

September 5: Abel Cortinas (Anderson Group), 12:00 p.m., 76-156.
Design, Synthesis, and Evaluation of Insulin Bioconjugates for the Application of Enhanced Basal and Glucose-Responsive Activity

September 7: Anton Cottrill (Strano Group), 2:00 p.m., 66-360.
Thermal Diodes and Advanced Thermal Circuits for Energy Harvesting and Conservation

September 10: Alan Long (Green Group), 3:00 p.m., E17-517.
A study of strained extinction for applications in natural gas combustion modeling

See ChemE calendar for more listing of events and seminars >>

Internships, Fellowships, and Job Opportunities

October 1: Application due for Group Leader and Postdoc Openings at Helmholtz Pioneer Campus in Munich. [Details]

For more listing of upcoming career-related events, workshops, and company info sessions, visit the Career Advice and Support page.

Other Announcements

September 4: The Massachusetts Primary Elections, use to register to vote! [See Voters Guide]

3rd Zurich Education & Career Exhibition (March12-13, 2019): Call for Exhibitors [Details]

September 17-18: 6th Asia Pacific Congress on Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. [Details]

March 21-22: 10th European Organic Chemistry Congress, Rome, Italy. [Details]

REFS (Resources for Easing Friction and Stress): Feeling stressed? We are here to help.
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